Thaczil is the homeland of the Dragons. It is constantly under attack by the Erelian Empire. Little is known of its history, even by its own people, except the Ancient Ones, dragons who had ruled the land for centuries, but who, in the 4900s, were said to have vanished off the face of Ellonde, never to be heard of again. Their descendants were the Dragon Lords – young, haughty dragon rulers, children really – and the Dragonborn, who forged the Erelian empire and wiped out the Dragon Lords. Thaczil today is a mountainous fortress where the remaining young dragons and other races hide from the hatred of the Empire and the other nations. No strict rulers exist, except for a council of the whole, small populace of the nation convening for meeting for emergencies.
Legend has it, however, that the Ancient Ones did not vanish off the face of the Earth, but rather, merged into the general population. Dragons are immortal beasts that are relatively few in number, only able to be killed in combat or through treacherous means, not by natural causes. The ancient ones were a purer bloodline of this species, and it has been rumored they could shift into human form with ancient transformation magics. However, the Academy has said these rumors are unverifiable, and though some researchers have looked into it, no solid results have been yielded…